Cauliflower 7 Ways

Forget everything you know about cauliflower.

It doesn’t belong in heaps of overly steamed vegetables or as an afterthought on a crudité platter. It’s the veggie of 2014.

Super-versatile and widely available, cauliflower shines as a side or an entrée, and it’s great raw or cooked. But if you’re unsure how much you buy into this whole “cauliflower is awesome” trend, here are 7 different recipes to whet your appetite and get you running to the produce section:

Cauliflower Steaks with Cheesy Cauli-Puree and Hazelnut Gremolata

Carmelized Cauliflower and Onion Soup

Roasted Cauliflower Au Gratin

Too-Tasty-to-be-Good-for-You Cauliflower Mac ‘N Cheese

For Saffron Lovers: Cauliflower with Penne

Coliflor con Anchoas: Roasted Cauliflower, Chiles, Anchovies, Pine Nuts

Meat-Free Buffalo Wings with Ranch Dipper

[Top image via Flickr/Horia Varlan]

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